I first laid eyes on Desolation canyon when I picked up a guide book for hiking while I was driving through Utah in 2008. I sat in my truck flipping through the guide book after buying it and remember seeing the authors pictures. The pictures said it all. That was where I wanted to go. It took me a year and change to finally do it but it was worth the wait. Below are a select few of the photos I took while hiking this amazing piece of ground. I will try to give somewhat of a short narrative of my hike while letting photos fill you in on the rest. Day 1.
October 20th 2009.
The mouth of maverick canyon… Almost ran out of water today – If I have to hike north from here will first try along river. If bad – abandon everything but water supplies for hike to 9 mile creek. “ Day 2.
Day two, my journal entry is below.
“ October 21st 2009 Across river from Peters Point. Day 2 feeling far more successful than day 1… Pack still heavy at end of the day – navigated “problems 1 and 2” without much difficulty. … READ MORE >